This low profile reel is manufactured by Pure Fishing company and it comes with eight stainless steel HPCR bearings in addition to one roller bearing that helps to boost its corrosion protection. To help improve its casting performance, the reel comes with two additional CeramiLite spool bearings.
A piece of The Abu Garcia Revo MGXtreme frame is strong enough to provide a Super light but very strong support. The drag system of this reel is made of carbon, and it helps to give a smooth and consistent drag pressure throughout the entire drag range. The use of these carbon side plates is for a total reduction of weight of The Abu Garcia Revo MGXtreme without sacrificing its durability and strength. Below are the pros and cons of this reel for smart selection.
The unique Super Lightweight Concept (SLC) that is used to design this spool system adds two extra CeramiLite hybrid ceramic bearings and this help to improve the performance of this spool. Also, this does not compromise the featherweight design. This spool is designed with C6 carbon side plates, magnesium alloy frame, Ti-coated line guide and it has a strong aluminum main gear designed just like that of an aircraft. The extra spool bearings include eight stainless steel HPCR bearings, 11-bearing system, and one roller bearing.
Ergonomics and Design
The design of this reel is very simple, and it makes it easy and comfortable to handle. It comes with a small and smooth handle, and the cork handles are easy to use with no stress. The design of this reel is good as it looks great. No one likes to buy and use an ugly reel, and once you get this, it will be your favorite.
The Abu Garcia Revo MGXtreme is absolutely a finesse reel. The design is a great choice, and it is meant for those who are looking for a more versatile reel. This Reel sets the real weight of a bar lower than ever. Being the lightest Revo reel ever, The Abu Garcia Revo Reel is designed with advanced technologies to offer exceptional speed, balance, and casting performance which is backed by undiminished durability and strength.
Dimension and Weight
The dimension of this product is 7 in. X 7 in. X 7 in., and this makes it one of the smallest but rugged reels available in the market. It is not too heavy as it weighs 9.1 ounces and it comes with installation manual for easy installation. It has a gear ratio of 8.0:1 and maximum drag of 12 Lbs. The line and braid capacity of this reel are 12/120 and 30/115 respectively.
The Casting Performance
The casting performance of this reel is the best. There is no reel with a casting performance as smooth as this one. This reel casts well, and it is simply amazing. In addition to its casting performance, it has an outstanding balance and speed. This spool includes a recessed reel foot, smooth and consistent Carbon Matrix drag system and custom lightweight bent handle made of carbon. These handles include round cork knobs for easy and great grip every time you are using it. Also, it has a lube port for stress-free maintenance.
The braking system
This system is also added to the casting performance, and the braking system is very good that it can be listed as one of the pros. The technology comes with an IVCB-4 (a 4-pin Infinitely Variable Centrifugal Brake), which offers an ultimate accuracy for casting any bait in any weather and with any line. This is because most of the available reels tend to swing from side to side with effective brakes to make them work well. You may not have to turn the external brake of this reel past the 4th click even if you are running with a 1/8th lure.
The ceramic bearings
Although this may not be an issue, it can still be categorized as a con. Although the ceramic bearings do not make “Geary” sound that is not loud, this sound is audible enough to cause a distraction.
It is designed for Small Spool
This reel is a right-hand reel that is not too big for larger pools. It is good for musky fishing, and it is not large enough for heavy lures. It is just a nice looking reel, and it is perfect for smaller lures.
Not recommended for use in saltwater
The design of this reel is rated for use only in fresh water. Although you may think that you can easily clean it after use in saltwater, but it is only recommended for use in freshwater and not saltwater. Make sure you read out the description from the manufacturer’s website or the manual that came with the reel.
This is one of the anglers’ favorite fishing reels, ideal for catching shaky heads. It is a good choice with weightless plastics or finesses jigs, weightless senkos, and it comes with 2-3/0 hooks. Except for the drag that this reel has, you will be satisfied with its performance.